Cowboys Stadium to host first championship game in College Football Playoff

A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Arlington, Texas, has beaten out Tampa, Fla., in the bidding to be the site of the first title game in the new playoff system.

Missouri House backs amendment on parental rights

The amendment's sponsor, House member Todd Richardson, says it is prompted partly by a desire to protect the rights of parents to educate their children at home.

WHAT OTHERS SAY: Senate repeats message already heard

The Revenue agency was directed last week by Gov. Jay Nixon to stop making copies of concealed weapons permits. It also will delete all previously scanned permit information from state computers.

Joplin schools settle tornado debris lawsuit

Urban Metropolitan of Atlanta, Ga., alleged in the lawsuit that it was required to do work not included in the original contract.

Poet restarts production at Missouri plant

The 45 million-gallon-per-year ethanol plant suspended operations in February, primarily due to a lack of available corn from last year's drought.

Missouri bill would let state workers carry guns in car

The House has already passed the measure, and Sen. Brian Nieves said he wanted the Senate committee tovote on it Wednesday.

Sen. McCaskill cites Akin in South Carolina fundraising appeal

McCaskill sent a fundraising email Tuesday on behalf of Elizabeth Colbert Busch, who faces former Republican Gov. Mark Sanford in a special U.S. House election in South Carolina.